Where there is a recorder please contact them to log your completion. In addition, or if there isn't a recorder, you are invited to share your experience on the gofar facebook page to encourage and inspire other runners to have a go!
Email: email@example.com (Tony Wimbush)
NEW PEAK-BAGGING CHALLENGES
If you wish to propose a new ultra route for this site please supply a pdf with the information listed below. Your pdf can then be downloaded directly from the appropriate menu - See Ullswater High Way or Dales Mountains 30 for examples.
Brief summary including approximate distance, ascent plus number of summits.
Contact name and email
Inaugural completion - name, date and time, and whether supported, self-supported or unsupported
OS map(s) number and name
Time limit if applicable and any other conditions
Ideally a map showing the numbered and named summits or an outline map of the route to show the location (both optional)
a schedule of the numbered summits showing summit names, ideally with corresponding grid references and heights, actual times at each summit.
Whether an informal challenge without rules or registrations OR email address for formally registering completions and any rules that might apply
Any Recommended links or references
Photos - up to 6 (optional)
To keep things manageable only peak-bagging running routes are included on the main menu. See also the definitions page here.
To help limit traffic on and off the fells in the Lakes it is not intended to add any further routes in the Lakes to the regional menu.
If you wish to propose a sub-ultra/training route or an ultra non-peak bagging route please supply a pdf of the route description, control points etc. It should contain a contact name and email for further information.
To make a contribution to help maintain this site please make a bank transfer using the sort code and account number below. Suggested donation - just £2 per year!
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All the routes on this site require proven mountain running experience. You undertake them entirely at your own risk. Please take full mountain safety precautions at all times. Always ensure you carry sufficient clothing, food and equipment to cope with dramatic changes in the weather conditions! Appropriate insurance cover is recommended.
HAVE A GO!
The object of this website is to provide a single, ready source of information on the ultra-distance mountain challenges which have been developed over the past four or more decades. It now offers a diverse range of long and "short", old and recent, formal and informal routes from around the UK to encourage runners of all ages and abilities to have a go, subject to proven mountain experience in all conditions.
FRA LONG DISTANCE
RECORDS and NEWS
Please send details of any record-breaking runs and the like to Martin Stone who maintains records on behalf of the Fell Runners Association. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please also refer to the guidelines and definitions in the FRA Handbook.
If you can improve on the accuracy of this resource, spot any errors in grid references, names, heights, spelling or punctuation, or find a link which does not work please email Tony Wimbush.: email@example.com
Similarly, if you wish to submit any new (or old) routes for inclusion see the contact page for the information and format that is required:.
Tony Wimbush is responsible for all design, research and content on the gofar website.
Richard Wimbush provides technical support
Appreciation goes to Peter Hartley for use of the black and white photos that also appeared on the cover of The Fell Runner (Summer 1985 and Summer 1986).
For the use of photographs as credited on relevant web pages thanks also go to Wendy Dodds, Nicky Spinks, Bob Wightman and Pauline Charters.
Thanks are due to the following who have assisted with information: -